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Old 04-01-2007, 09:31 AM   #128
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Originally Posted by ctp13
500 miles from home On a Sunday in the middel of nowhere OR we start running on one cyl I find that the "C" clip that holds the main needle up has failed - HMMM really small thing!

THis is why I own Airheads - I used a small piece of hose clamp cut out one "eye" and opend it up slid it over the nedele and 8 hours later home!

I left that thing in place -untill I sold the bike ( I did buy a pair of clips and kept them with me but the fix was in and undooing a running bike seemed like bad karma.

Chuck
Thats great! The failure rate on those spring clips is pretty low. Love the fix. What led you to surmise it was the needle/clip?
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